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Giga Bite, August 15, 2022

St Kilda holds the unenviable record of having kicked the lowest score recorded in V/AFL matches played on August 15. The Saints could only manage 2.6.18 against Collingwood on this day in 1903. — Andrew Gigacz
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Posted by Gigs Gigacz, Today
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Giga Bite, August 14, 2022

Today's Richmond vs Hawthorn match will be the fourth meeting of the two sides to take place on August 14. The Hawks won two of the previous three, defeating Richmond in 1943 and 1994, but the Tigers prevailed on this day in 1965. – Andrew Gigacz 
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Posted by Gigs Gigacz, Yesterday
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Giga Bite, August 13, 2022

Tonight's Melbourne vs Carlton match will be the third meeting of the two sides to take place on August 13. The results were split in the previous two, with Carlton winning in 1966 and Melbourne getting up in a qualifying final in 2000. — Andrew Gigacz
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Posted by Gigs Gigacz, 13th Aug
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Giga Bite, August 12, 2022

South Melbourne's Graham Dempster made his VFL debut 50 years ago today. Dempster kicked a goal in that match, a loss to Fitzroy, and went on to play 64 games for the Swans. — Andrew Gigacz
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Posted by Gigs Gigacz, 12th Aug
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Giga Bite, August 11, 2022

Two of the 101 V/AFL matches played on August 11 have been decided by one point. The first in 1951, resulted in South Melbourne defeating North Melbourne and the second was a win by Geelong over St Kilda in 2002. — Andrew Gigacz
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Posted by Gigs Gigacz, 11th Aug
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Giga Bite, August 10, 2022

Dick Walker, one of the earliest dual club VFL players, was born on this day 150 years ago. Walker played 14 games for Geelong in the 1898 season, and followed that up with 11 more for Carlton in 1899. — Andrew Gigacz
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Posted by Gigs Gigacz, 10th Aug
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Giga Bite, August 9, 2022

Richmond's Dooley Lilburne was born 120 years ago today. Lilburne played 74 games for the Tigers from 1926 to 1929, including three grand finals, in between stints at VFA club Brighton. — Andrew Gigacz
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Posted by Gigs Gigacz, 9th Aug
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Giga Bite, August 8, 2022

South Melbourne holds the unwanted record of having kicked the lowest score in any of the 102 V/AFL matches played on August 8. The Swans managed just 1.9.15 on this day in 1964, going down to Geelong by 42 points at Kardinia Park. — Andrew Gigacz
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Posted by Gigs Gigacz, 8th Aug
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Giga Bite, August 7, 2022

Today's North Melbourne vs Sydney match will be the fourth meeting of the two sides to take place on August 7. The Kangaroos were the winners in all of the previous three, in 1992, 1999 and 2004. — Andrew Gigacz
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Posted by Gigs Gigacz, 7th Aug
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Giga Bite, August 5, 2022

First recorded by Essendon in 1898 and most recently by West Coast in Round 9 this year, 5.8 has been a final score 104 times over 126 V/AFL seasons. Its reverse, 8.5, has come up[ 57 times. — Andrew Gigacz 
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Posted by Gigs Gigacz, 5th Aug
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Giga Bite, August 4, 2022

Three of the 104 V/AFL matches played on August 4 have been decided by one point. Footscray were the losers in two, against Fitzroy in 1928 and South Melbourne in 1945. The third was a win by Hawthorn over Geelong in 1973. — Andrew Gigacz
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Posted by Gigs Gigacz, 4th Aug
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Giga Bite, August 3, 2022

Happy 150th birthday to St Kilda's Henry Pinniger. Across the 1901 and 1902 VFL seasons, Pinnger played 12 games, unfortunately managing just one win against Carlton. – Andrew Gigacz
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Posted by Gigs Gigacz, 3rd Aug
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Giga Bite, August 2, 2022

First recorded by Fitzroy in 1897 and most recently by Melbourne in 1991, 2.8 has been final score 20 times over 126 V/AFL seasons. Its reverse – 8.2 – has been recorded five times. – Andrew Gigacz
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Posted by Gigs Gigacz, 2nd Aug
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Giga Bite, August 1, 2022

On this day 30 years ago, Hawthorn thrashed Essendon by 160 points at the MCG. The Hawks' score of 32.24.216 remains the highest in any of the 107 V/AFL matches played on August 1. – Andrew Gigacz
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Posted by Gigs Gigacz, 1st Aug
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Giga Bite, July 31, 2022

Richmond and Brisbane, who will cross swords at the MCG today, have not previously met on July 31, but the Tigers have played Brisbane's predecessors Fitzroy times on the date. Fitzroy won in 1915 and 1943 but the Tigers prevailed in 1937. — Andrew Gigacz
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Posted by Gigs Gigacz, 31st Jul
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Giga Bite, July 29, 2022

Collingwood one-gamer Dick Poole was born 150 years ago today. Poole's one and only game for the Magpies came in the opening round of the inaugural VFL season, a win against St Kilda. – Andrew Gigacz
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Posted by Gigs Gigacz, 29th Jul
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Giga Bite, July 28, 2022

Recorded by West Coast against Brisbane in 2012, 28.7 has been a final score just once in the more than 16,000 V/AFL matches that have been played. Its reverse – 7.28 – has never been recorded. — Andrew Gigacz
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Posted by Gigs Gigacz, 28th Jul
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Giga Bite, July 27, 2022

Happy 150th birthday to St KIlda's Mark Cumming. Cumming played four games for the team then known as the Seasiders in 1898. He died in 1939, aged 66. — Andrew Gigacz
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Posted by Gigs Gigacz, 27th Jul
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Giga Bite, July 26, 2022

Happy 121st birthday to Essendon's Dick Gosling. Despite kicking three goals in each of three matches, Gosling only played a total of five games in red and black, kicking 11 goals in all. — Andrew Gigacz
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Posted by Gigs Gigacz, 26th Jul
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Giga Bite, July 25, 2022

Happy 150th birthday to Carlton's Bob Armstrong, part of the Blues' very first team to play in Round 1 of the inaugural 1897 VFL season. Armstrong went on to play 12 league games for the club, having also played with the club in the VFA years of 1895 and 1896. — Andrew Gigacz
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Posted by Gigs Gigacz, 25th Jul
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